Research from Dunster House suggests that keeping sheds as storage areas is no longer the most popular way of using them – more than half of the people surveyed said they use their shed as a dedicated hobby space or relaxing hideaway.” – Shedworking
Read more about Sheds more popular for working in than storage says poll.
Fitting neatly in to many gardens it offers enough space to be practical for a large number of uses. Despite it’s ample size in many cases we may even be able to install a Glide Pod in your garden without the need for planning permission.
In addition to the quality features of our other smaller pods the Glide Pod also features a sliding louvered screen.” – Glide Pod
Another backyard office space that really inspires the imagination. Learn more about the Glide Pod.
Kent talks with Kirsten from Fair Companies.
“Kent Griswold runs the excellent Tiny House Blog and talks here about why he started it and the rise of the Tiny House movement, very much a first cousin of shedworking. Well worth a watch.”
Read more at Shedworking: Kent Griswold on the Tiny House movement (video).
Just to give you a peek inside the shed craze in the UK… the BBC recently covered the popularity of shedworking in a recent broadcast.
Shedworking on BBC Breakfast
If you are planning a holiday in the UK and prefer a simpler lifestyle, you might want to check out the vacation rentals Canopy & Stars offers. There are quite a wide variety of tiny spaces available like shepherd huts, domes, and tents. I first spotted this on Shedworking.
Canopy & Stars
Taylors Garden Buildings builds these shepherd’s huts customized to each buyer’s needs. This one measures 12′ by 8′ but they can be made as large as 22′ by 12′. They are available in the UK.
Decorated Shed, in the UK, offers a wide selection of garden offices and cabins. Pictured here is a little garden office that’s about 130 square feet. I first saw this on Shedworking.
Decorated Shed on Shedworking
The most recent Radio Shedworking podcast focuses on the viability, benefits, and challenges of alternative workspaces like backyard garden offices.